Glass Half Full? Half Empty?

Glass Half Full? Half Empty?
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Glass Half Full? Half Empty?     Life holds more than a few mysteries.  We can plainly see a water glass that is half full/half empty, but the question is, which is it?  Some people...
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Playing Bumper Cars Around the Moon

Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Playing Bumper Cars Around The Moon   It was a bright moon-lit night and the Footloose Forester could hardly look away as he approached the side door to his basement apartment in Auburn, California.  He was probably...
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Searching for the Right Words

Searching for the Right Words
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Searching for the Right Ingress   One of the frustrations that we all share in our lives is our personal limitation on how to broach a subject, how to open a conversation, how to respond,...
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Tongue in Cheek, Pen in Hand

Tongue in Cheek, Pen in Hand
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Tongue in Cheek, Pen in Hand   For some time now, the Footloose Forester has wanted to add a humorous chronicle to his collection of seminal musings. In the LegacyStories.org website that serves as...
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42.657, -76.211 Had the Evidence

42.657, -76.211 Had the Evidence
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   42.657, -76.211 Had the Evidence    The Wisconsin Glacier that pushed south into NE United States about 12,000 years ago left many unacknowledged gifts that are part of our everyday life today.  Geologists may quibble...
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Stories, Blogs, Essays, and Peer Review

Stories, Blogs, Essays, and Peer Review
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams   Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Stories, Blogs, Essays, and Peer Review      The recent decision of Facebook to encourage account holders to contribute text and photo stories in a special window of their website is an invitation to greater sharing of...
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Adventures by the Numbers

Adventures by the Numbers
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Adventures by the Numbers   The time has come whereby adventure stories of the past will sport a new look.  A small change but a modern update will be made in the way their locales will be...
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Simple Questions: Complex Answers

Simple Questions: Complex Answers
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Simple Answers: Complex Questions   Did you ever notice that some people in a group get irritated when you give a complex answer to a seemingly simple question? Or, conversely, when you give a simple answer to...
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The Face Of God

The Face Of God
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     With Tears in My Eyes Of the many times when melancholia starts to overwhelm his senses, the Footloose Forester is often visited by a couple of stories that can easily bring tears to his eyes.  Although he...
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A to Z Word Potpourri

A to Z Word Potpourri
On the road…again! Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   A to Z Word Potpourri   The Chronicles of a Footloose Forester were compiled over a number of years, one story at a time. Events, observations, encounters, and episodes were the ingredients in the mix that got filed into...
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Happy To See The Sunshine

Happy To See The Sunshine by Dick Pellek Happy to see the sunshine, Happy to feel the rain, Happy to touch the blossom, Happy to know of pain. Blessed to feel the sunshine, Blessed to taste the rain, Blessed to smell the blossom, Blessed to remember the pain. Entitled to know...
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SMART PHONE APPS

FREE SMART PHONE SOFTWARE      L.A.(Butch) Hibben, CLA _____________________________________________________________________________________ WEB SITE                             www.circlemending.org E-MAIL                                 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. PHONE                                 951 322 5977 _____________________________________________________________________________________ MEMORY NAME                    ANDROID           IPAD         WINDOWS           MAC DROPBOX                   X                     X                  X                       X GOOGLE DRIVE          X                     X                  X                       X...
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PERSONAL HISTORY INTERVIEW PROMPTS

  PERSONAL HISTORY INTERVIEW PROMPTS   LIVING LEGACY PROJECT   Prepared by L. A. (Butch) Hibben, CLA This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 951-322-5977 www.circlemending.org GENERATIONS Where did your great-grandparents come from? If it was other than the United States, why did they leave their homeland? Where did they live in the United States? What did...
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Why I Know there is a God

                                                                                                                                                            Why I know there is a God   When I see the beauty of this world, or hear the song of a bird. When the sunshine warms my earthly space, or raindrops fall upon my face When cllean      white snow blankets the trees, and frothy waves roil the seas,...
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My Bid Is 8 Spades

My Bid Is 8 Spades
      On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   My Bid Is 8 Spades   The people are real…the events are real…the circumstances are real…the principles are real…the lessons are real…the story is real; but this story, itself is about a dream....
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Nobody Likes A Critic

Nobody Likes A Critic
    NOBODY LIKES A CRITIC By Dick Pellek   FOREWORD   The Mice once called a meeting to decide on a plan to free themselves of their enemy, the Cat. Something had to be done, for they lived in such constant fear of her claws that they hardly dared stir...
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Wanted: Hero. No Experience Necessary...

  WANTED: Hero.  No Experience Necessary ...      Have you ever noticed how the only rotten kids always live down the street?  I mean, YOU're kid… MY kid… they are learning, having problems, working them out.  It is all part of growing up, gaining maturity.  But the kid down the street…...
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Sunshine Makes Me Happy

Sunshine Makes Me Happy
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Sunshine Makes Me Happy   The Zugspitze, the tallest mountain in the Bavarian Alps was exciting to see and exciting to climb.  Warm sunny weather helped a lot and remains as one of the fondest of...
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Speaking/Workshop Schedule

SPEAKING/WORKSHOP         (Living Legacy Project) 6 June – So. Calif. Genealogical Society Jamboree, Burbank “Free Smart Phone Apps” 9-12 July – Gena and Jean Genealogy Journey Cruise to Ensenada TBD 8 August – Corona (CA) Family History Seminar TBD   If you are in the area and want to...
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Affinity With Tigers

Affinity With Tigers
On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Affinity With Tigers   Blame it on his favorite uncle.  As a youngster in short pants, the Footloose Forester sometimes heard his mother refer to her younger brother as Tiger; and in reality, her brother...
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